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A well-installed solar system should require very little maintenance over its expected 25 plus year lifetime. The main reason is that solar systems have no moving parts that wear out over time.
Passive solar heating, also known as passive solar design, takes advantage of a building’s architectural design to store and distribute solar energy in the form of heat.
The three most recent major tax reform proposals offered in Congress could increase solar system installation prices by as much as 58 percent as compared to the current tax regime.
There are a number of energy assistance programs already in place at the federal, state, and local levels designed to help low-income households afford their energy bills.
Many homeowners who want to invest in solar energy believe that putting solar on the roof is not a practical option because their roof may be improperly oriented, shaded by trees, or have limited s
Like other household appliances, solar systems are rated and certified for electrical safety.
The 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for residential and commercial solar systems will expire on December 31, 2016, after which the ITC credit drops to 10% for commercial systems and
Two federal tax policies, the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the 5-year Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), have underpinned the solar industry’s rem
Historically, home appraisers have been reluctant to include solar system values in their home assessments.
Bottom Line: leasing is better if it's allowed in the your state and you do not have money to pay the upfront cost of the solar panels.
If you have solar panels on your home or business, you can still get as much additional electricity as you need from your local distribution grid.
Net energy metering (NEM) is a policy adopted in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia that allows electricity consumers to sell excess electricity generated from their solar p